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Second Time Around Parents

Second Time Around Parents is a program for grandparents (and other relative caregivers) raising their grandchildren due to parental drug and alcohol or mental health problems. Services include separate educational and support groups for grandparents and grandchildren, counseling/case management, a stop-in center for grandparents and opportunities for socialization for grandparents and their grandchildren

Basic Information

Organization
Family & Community Service of Delaware County
Contact Person
Tara Watts, LCSW
Email
twatts@fcsdc.org
Website
http://www.fcsdc.org
Phone Number
610-566-7540, Ext. 240
Fax Number
610-566-7677
Address
600 N. Olive St.
Media, PA 19063
County
Delaware
Geographical area(s) in which services are provided
Delaware County
Approximate Number Of Families Serviced
150

Program Information

Social/Emotional Support
  • Caregiver Support Groups
  • Individual/Family Counseling
  • Child Care
Basic Living Resources
  • Clothing/Food
  • Public assistance guidance.
Education
  • For the Adult (formal or informal training in childcare; e.g. certificate program or continuing education course)
  • Psycho education presentations

Meetings

Frequency Of Meetings
Twice monthly
Average Number of Participants
8
Level of Formality
Somewhat Formal

Assistance Needed

What assistance might your group/program need to better obtain your objective(s) (e.g., identifying potential speakers, gathering information, obtaining publications, etc.)?
Speakers, publications, Identifying financial resources , increase awareness for affordable public housing which includes grandchildren